Articles from October 2011

Clinician of the Year Award Dr. Richard Smith, MD, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

The first-ever University of Iowa Physicians (UIP) Clinical Awards were presented October 17 at the group's annual meeting. UIP is composed of the 700-plus staff physicians who provide care at UI Hospitals and Clinics. Earlier this year, the group established the awards to honor clinical excellence...

Manak researchers identify protein keys to embryonic development (Futurity, Oct. 26)

NYU (US) — Biologists have identified a protein that plays a critical role in how early embryos develop, ensuring arms and legs grow in the right place at the right time. In a paper published in the journal PLoS Genetics, John Manak, an assistant professor of biology at the University of Iowa, and...

Biology professor receives $450,000 grant to study the behavior of chromosomes

Sarit Smolikove, assistant professor in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Department of Biology, has received a three-year, $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to focus research on the behavior of chromosomes during the biological process called meiosis. Meiosis is a...